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Task #6557: Rebuild the whole DCL infrastructure - aka place9

Setup all servers physically and BIOS / idrac

Added by Nico Schottelius over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Urgent
Assignee:
Target version:
-
Start date:
04/29/2019
Due date:
05/09/2019
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
PM Check date:

Description

  • Update BIOS to the latest version
  • Configure BIOS correctly
    • srv-io on
    • dma virtualisation on
  • configure raid controller
    • all disks in individual raid0
  • Enable IPMI with IPv6
  • RAM >= 128GB working in each machine
  • Disabled the internal NICs in the bios
    • not only pxe, but fully disable nic1..4
  • Ensure that every server has an intel quad nic in the lower right slow (when seeing from the back)

Please finish by Thursday, so ALL new servers are ready to be used

Actions #1

Updated by Nico Schottelius over 3 years ago

  • Subject changed from Setup all servers physically on tables and connect them to power and network to Setup all servers physically and BIOS / idrac
  • Description updated (diff)
  • Due date set to 05/09/2019
  • Priority changed from Normal to Urgent
Actions #2

Updated by Nico Schottelius over 3 years ago

cc youngrong

Actions #3

Updated by Nico Schottelius over 3 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #4

Updated by Nico Schottelius over 3 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #5

Updated by Marc Auer over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
Actions #6

Updated by Marc Auer over 3 years ago

- 5 servers of 9 servers are ready by now
- 1 server has a broken Intel NIC Quad, "PCI SLOT Error"
- 3 servers needs a BIOS Update - i try to update them

Actions #7

Updated by Marc Auer over 3 years ago

IDRAC User:
Root | ungleich

- Server with broken NIC fixed, old NIC should be broken

Actions #8

Updated by Marc Auer over 3 years ago

Server 5 has some boot problems, i will fix this in a another ticket.

server 1 - 4 & 6 - 9 are good

Actions #9

Updated by Marc Auer over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Resolved
Actions #10

Updated by Nico Schottelius over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to In Progress

Checking:

  • All servers have 128+GB RAM => no
  • Bios
  • many servers not connected to power
  • foreign disk configurations
    • need to be cleared
    • each disk should be in a raid0 on its own
  • r710-1:
    • dimm mismatches need to be resolved
    • hard disks missing
  • r710-2:
    • dimm mismatches need to be resolved
  • r710-3..7
    • not checked, but I assume similar issues
  • r710-8
    • only 56GB RAM
    • dimm mismatches need to be resolved
  • r710-9
    • dimm mismatches need to be resolved
Actions #11

Updated by Nico Schottelius over 3 years ago

Marc,

please fix all servers so that the DIMM issues are gone, each server has 128GB RAM and is connected 1x with power (not turned on though)

Please also the disk configuration so that each disk is in a raid0 with itself only.

Actions #12

Updated by Marc Auer over 3 years ago

We have now:
1 - 2 RAM Sticks are broken

1 - 2 Warnings, RAM DIMM Geometric Warning (now only warning)

8 Servers with 128 GB RAM

Actions #13

Updated by Marc Auer over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Resolved
Actions #14

Updated by Nico Schottelius over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed
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